N.M. (Nienke) Luijcks, MSc


Nienke received her MSc degree in Applied Cognitive Psychology at Leiden University. Here, she was also the student member of the Board of Education of the Institute of Psychology. She wrote her masterā€™s thesis on the differences between protocols and work in practice as well as psychological safety at a Dutch hospital. Currently, she is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Safety in Healthcare within the section of Safety and Security Science.


Nienkeā€™s research focusses on organisational factors that (might) affect safety in healthcare, as well as the development of methods and interventions to measure such factors. Research topics include psychological safety and mapping how work is done in practice.

Nienke Luijcks

PhD candidate

Monday till Friday

Values, Technology and Innovation

Safety and Security Science

Research interests:
Design for values
Management of responsible innovation
Responsible risk mangement
Human Factors
Safety Management